Fonds MS 23 - Red Mountain Ski Club fonds

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Red Mountain Ski Club fonds

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  • Textual record

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RMSC

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CA RMDC MS 23

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  • 1933-1999 (Creation)
    Creator
    Red Mountain Ski Club
    Place
    Rossland

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1.16 m of textual records

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(1940-1997)

Administrative history

In 1947 the Trail and Rossland ski clubs amalgamated and became the Red Mountain Ski Club. Chuck Sankey was the first president. They built the first chair lift on Red Mountain in the same year, which was the record chairlift in all of Western Canada. The wooden tower lift would run until 1973, when it was replaced by a steel tower Mueller lift. At the base of Red Mountain, they built a lodge in the autumn of 1947. Nancy Greene, a two-time winner of the World Cup (1967 and 1968) and Olympic champion (1968), was a member of the club. The club hosted the World Cup in 1968, which was the first time a World Cup was held in Canada. Nancy Greene won the Giant Slalom. In 1965, the Granite Mountain Lift was built in Paradise Basin, on the west side of Granite Mountain. The RMSC again hosted a World Cup even in 1988. In 1989 ownership of RMSC and all its facilities were bought by Eric Skat-Peterson. In 2004 it was sold again, this time to Howard Katkov.

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Fonds consists of textual records of the Red Mountain Ski Club from 1933 - 1999. Includes constitution, history, minutes, minutes – executive, minutes AGM, correspondence, financial records, purchase orders, legal records, president’s manual, planning and development, lists, reports, managers report, race reports, proposals, studies, specifications, newsletters, certificates, press releases/notices/memorandums, personnel, job descriptions, programs, clippings, ephemera, maps, notices/file notices.

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  • English

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BCAUL control number: RHM-1082

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Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre

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Partial

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created 12/11/2009. Revised 19/08/2021

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  • English

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